12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation builder

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Lukovica
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
When in Ljubljana, make a side trip to see Logar Valley Landscape Park in Solčava, approximately Solčava away. Spend the 18th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: visit Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, walk around Tivoli Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lukovica.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Lukovica

— 1 night
The Municipality of Lukovica is a municipality in the eastern part of the Upper Carniola region in Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the activities along Gradisko Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gornji Grad Cathedral.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lukovica trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Lukovica takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bled.

Things to do in Lukovica

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bohinjsko Jezero (Ukanc Military Cemetery, Vogel, &more) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, stroll around Spa Park, head off the coast to Bled Island, and step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Bled online day trip planner.

Getting from Lukovica to Bled by car takes about an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get outside with Outdoor Activities, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then make a trip to Italian Charnel House, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bovec road trip site.

Drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Postojna

— 2 nights
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Toplar Double Hayrack, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and finally stop by Guštarna. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Planina Cave, contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, and finally identify plant and animal life at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Postojna itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Bovec to Postojna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August in Postojna, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.